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  1. Thread: r65 charging

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    thanks for the tips. as an initial step, i just...

    thanks for the tips. as an initial step, i just bought two new voltage regulators from Motorrad Electrik. they also suggested load testing the battery. apparently when they fail the new style...
  2. Thread: R65 brakes

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    R65 brakes

    sorry to pester the forum but in addition to the charging issue (thanks for the suggestions) the other issue is the front brakes. one of the two ATE calipers was leaking, so i had it rebuilt, and...
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    Sticky: the 84 R65 on break returning from the 2011 MOA...

    the 84 R65 on break returning from the 2011 MOA Rally. this bike is running well and not causing any electrical issues like the red 81 R65 is.
  4. Thread: r65 charging

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    r65 charging

    trying to keep up with the r65 post on starting. here is another r65 electrical question. you would think these were Brit Bikes.

    i am planning to ride my somewhat refurbished 1981 R65 a grand...
  5. Thread: R65 LS Price

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    retouching the engine

    as a guy who has owned R65s since 1981, i noticed in these pix on ls' that they have the same problem older r65s have: the black paint on the top of the engine fades and falls off. not sure if it...
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    how the problem was fixed

    well the problem is apparently fixed. i took the r65 out to bob's and the tech rode it for me. his opinion was shocks good, wheel bearings good, forks good, steering bearing with more slack than he...
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    these are good suggestions and i will implement...

    these are good suggestions and i will implement them and report what fixes the problem. because fixing the problem has to be a part of the future for me and the R65.

    currently i solve the problem...
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    wasn't but four years ago those steering head...

    wasn't but four years ago those steering head bearings were rebuilt (not cheap). i will check the torque on them and see how that is. and run the shake the forks test with someone holding the...
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    front end wobble in turn on airhead

    hey, i was out riding the 84 R65 over the weekend up in Shenandoah. the bike ran fine, but i noticed when i leaned over in the sweepers on 211 near Skyline Drive doing about 50 mph, that a wobble...
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